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Hollywood's Most Notorious Rock n Roll Punk Band! Rick Wilder, Scott 'Chopper' Franklin, Michael Livingston & Paul 'Black' Mars together again!

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Mau Maus eBay Bundle

Ratchet Blade Records has put up a killer deal to get both the Mau Maus Lp and Cd (w/ 20 page booklet on the Mau Maus notorious history) for one low price. Click HERE to check it out.

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New Mau Maus Merch Store

The Mau Maus have opened a new merch store where you can preview and purchase the historical L.A. Punk Rock release Scorched Earth Policies: Then & Now, along with other Mau Maus merchandise. Click HERE to visit the store.

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The Mau Maus eBay Bundle Gets Even Better

The Mau Maus eBay offering has gotten even better, there are now 5 free Mau Maus fliers from back in the day, scanned from the personal collections of Rick Wilder and Scott “Chopper” Franklin. Click the link below to view:

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“Scorched Earth Policies” Reviewed on Rock Over America

Scorched Earth Policies: Then & NowArtist: The Mau Maus
Album: Scorched Earth Policies: Then & Now
Label: Rachet Blade Records
Reviewer: Cassandra Young
Date: Oct 21, 2012
Established in 1977, resulting from the breakup of their former band the Berlin Brats, the Mau Maus have a notorious reputation as trouble makers.  With the release of their first legitimate recorded album ‘Scorched Earth Policies: Then and Now’, the band has given their fans something tangible, as they have been craving for almost forty years.

With the legendary Rick Wilder filling the position of front man; Robbie Krieger, Michael Livingston, and Greg Salva on guitar; Scott “Chopper” Franklin on bass; and Paul “Black” Mars on drums, the band has become an icon in the Punk scene. Though Wilder is the only original member still standing, all have a chemistry that is undeniably powerful. Their drive and ability to create a lasting sound has made them a permanent staple in the music industry.

With a history like The Mau Maus, there is no escaping their reputation. Band members changing like the days of the week, cops appearing at their doorstep about five times a night, and starting uncountable riots, the band hasn’t just made their mark on music, they’ve made it on society. Incorporating both songs from their past as well as recently written and recorded songs from today, they have pieced together a compelling album that will be played for many decades to come.

Kicking of their album with “(I’m) Psychotic”, they already paint a picture of just who they really are. The dominant bass line, sweet guitar solos, extremely fun chorus, and just about as much china as you can handle introduces The Mau Maus in the best way possible.  “Warbaby” is the perfect song for one who’s looking for the angst expected from angry rockers. With impressive guitar riffs and a single amazing guitar solo the song has become a fan favorite. “Joyride (to the End of the World)”, written by Wilder, is one of the slower (however, not slow at all), and more powerful songs. “Doomsdaze”, one of the most enjoyable songs on the album, opens with the group yelling, “Yeah, yeah, yeah” which continues throughout the song, giving off the loud, rambunctious vibe loved by all Punk listeners.

Though they’re what would be considered veterans of the scene, The Mau Maus plan on releasing another album in the future. With talent like theirs, there is no reason not to. The Mau Maus have been an influential band throughout the entire Punk industry since 1977 and are continuing to influence bands in today’s music scene.

The New Mau Maus Album Official Street Date is June 12th but….

…various southern California record stores now have them in stock, you can get lps and cds at:

Amoeba Records
6400 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 245-6400

Headline Records
7706 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 655-2125

Vacation Vinyl (lps only)
3815 West Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 666-2111

TKO Records
18948 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 962-0500

If your local store doesn’t have them, tell them to hit up Ratchet Blade Records or order from our STORE.